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Acupuncture Prescott AZ

Local resource for acupuncture in Prescott. Includes detailed information on local business that give access to acupuncture points, nausea reduction, pain relief, infertility treatment, disease prevention, general health promotion and more. Read on for more advice and content on alternative medicine and traditional Chinese medicine.

HealthSource of Prescott
(928) 583-7712
936 12th Place
Prescott, AZ
Promotion
Free - Complete exam, incl. neurologic & orthopedic tests, and necessary x-rays. Value up to $150
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Harmony Integrative Medicine
(928) 776-4895
1555 W Iron Springs Rd
Prescott, AZ
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Acupuncturist, Herbalist

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Tiger Moon Wellness Clinic Chiropractor
(928) 778-1554
412 N Washington Ave
Prescott, AZ
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Acupuncturist, Nutritionist, Personal Trainer

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Harmony Integrative Medicine
(928) 776-4895
1000 Willow Creek Rd
Prescott, AZ
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Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Osteopath (DO)

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Acupuncture Center of Prescott
(928) 445-0141
1559 W Gurley St
Prescott, AZ
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Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner

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Health Walk Medical Clinic Pllc
(928) 445-4995
920 Black Dr
Prescott, AZ
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Naturopathic Doctor (ND), Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner

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Synergy Chiropractic Wellness
(928) 227-1899
607 W Gurley St
Prescott, AZ
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Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner

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Finston Peggy Md
(928) 771-2190
315 S Cortez St
Prescott, AZ
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Acupuncturist

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Finston Peggy Md
(928) 771-2190
101 E Gurley St Ste 209
Prescott, AZ
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Acupuncturist, Osteopath (DO)

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Barnes Lori Nd
(928) 445-1999
810 W Gurley St
Prescott, AZ
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Naturopathic Doctor (ND), Acupuncturist

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Acupuncture - Meridians in Acupuncture

Acupuncture

Channels or Meridians in Acupuncture - The invisible Pathways of Qi

Chinese use the term "jing luo" which means, channels, conduit, meridian etc. According to acupuncture, these are the invisible channels through which qi circulates throughout the body. The acupuncture points (or holes as the Chinese term xue is more aptly translated means) are the locations where the qi of the channels rises close to the surface of the body. There are 12 main meridians, six of which are yin and six are yang and numerous minor ones, which form a network of energy channels throughout the body.

In acupuncture, each meridian is related to, and named after, an organ or function, the main ones are: the lung, kidney, gallbladder, stomach, spleen, heart, small intestine, large intestine, gall bladder, urinary bladder, san jiao (three heater) and pericardium (heart protector/ or circulation sex meridian).

There are also 8 extraordinary channels in acupuncture that are considered to be reservoirs supplying qi and blood to the twelve regular channels. These are believed to have a strong connection to the kidney. The meridians are shown in the figures.

Location of the meridians and acupoints (acupuncture points) in the body.

Dotted along these meridians are more than 400 acupuncture points, classified by WHO. (There may be as many as 2000 points in use for different treatments.) These are listed by name, number and the meridian to which they belong.

When Chi flows freely through the meridians, the body is balanced and healthy, but if the energy becomes blocked, stagnated or weakened, it can result in physical, mental or emotional ill health. An imbalance in a person's body can result from inappropriate emotional responses such as: excess anger, over-excitement, self-pity, deep grief and fear. Environmental factors such as cold, damp/hu...

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